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Kulavadhuta Satpurananda E-mail
Known informally as Khyapababa (‘Mad Father’)

He lives in a state of spontaneity known as Sahaja and teaches on the profound wisdom of Guru Rinpoche – the 8th century Vajrayana master who introduced Buddhism to Tibet.       

Based in the Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim, Kulavadhuta Satpurananda (which means the ‘Bliss of Truth’) has extraordinary wisdom and accomplishments.

Born into a royal family in Bengal he was initiated at the age of 5 into the secret oral tradition of the Great Indian Lineage of Buddhist Tantra, then completed 29 years of study and arduous practices under a range of India’s leading mystics and masters, including the Royal Guru of Nepal. During this time he received empowerments, initiations and the secret wisdom of diverse spiritual traditions – from the wrathful order of Sufism to the secret lineage of the Christian Gnostics. In 1993 he was ordained as Avadhuta: master of all schools of meditation and practice.

Born and brought up in Calcutta, in the princely family lineage of Atisha Dipankara.
The family heritage comes from Bangladesh, worshipers of Vajra Yogini and Tara.
Father was a famous practicing lawyer of the Calcutta High Court.
Mother was a freedom fighter of India in the British period and later was a veteran teacher for 47
years.  Mother’s family comes from high Shaivite family of Bangladesh.
Took sanyas under Anandamoyee Ma and renounced family life in 1984.

At the age of 5 Aghori Baba and his consort Maheshwari Ma initiated and empowered him in the cremation ground of Vakreshwar, West Bengal, one of the 51 tantric vortexes of India.
At the age of 12 Ram Nath Aghori Baba  initiated and empowered him in the final Tantric practice of the Aghora school (leftist Tantric practices).
Practiced and attained the perfection of wisdom through rituals and yogas of Tantra at the age of 18 in the cremation ground of Tarapith (Birbhum district, West Bengal). 
He received the title of Khyapa Baba (mad master) through direct disciples of Bama Khyapa,
the legendary Tantric master of the blue annal in Taraphith.
Received initiation and empowerment into the Mastang (wrathful Sufi mystic tradition) from Guru Mastang Darbesh Shah, the 3rd generation of great Lalan Sai of Bangladesh.
The final perfection of wisdom received under the guidance of Shri Shri Baba Thakur (Swanubhava Deva) in Calcutta from 1978-1994.
Baba Thakur trained him in Vedanta study and practice for 12 years and secret oral teachings and instructions of Maha Mudra of Tilopa - Naropa order.  In 1993 received the name and title, Satpurananda Avadhuta from Baba Thakur.
Received empowerment and final teachings of Sahaja (existentialism) from Brahmamoyee Ma (old Nath tradition of Bangladesh) 1995.
Received the title of Baul Chudamani (jewel in the crown of the Bauls) in Jai Deva Baul festival 1993.  Initiated many Bauls and Baul gurus in the tradition, working as a revivalist of this dying tradition.
Received the title of Tantra King in the festival of Kamakhya Pith (Guahati, Assam) 2004
Declared the best scholar in Tantric Buddhism in the international seminar of Research Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok, Sikkim,1994.
His researches on Guru Rinpoche and His order published in SRIT journals and Bibliothica Sikkim Himalayica. 
Attended many seminars in various institutes of archeology and Tibetology. 
Declared the best scholar in Tantrism in national seminar of Tantras, Hyderabad, 2001. 
Worked as associated research guide in the Friends World program, South Asian Center, Long Island University. 
Regarded as a siddha by many lamas of Tibetan and Sikkimese Buddhist tradition.

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